23 Delicious Baileys Cocktails

For lovers of Irish cream, these Baileys cocktails are the perfect way to drink your favorite liqueur.

These amazing recipes are incredible if you enjoy creamy, sweet drinks with an alcoholic kick.

23 Delicious Baileys Cocktails

With so many varieties of Baileys Irish Cream out there, there are so many cocktail possibilities.

We’ve compiled a list of the 23 best Baileys cocktail recipes for you to try at home.

These delicious cocktails are bound to satisfy your sweet tooth.

1. Baileys Thin Mint

This Baileys Thin Mint cocktail is a perfect St. Patrick’s Day drink.

The combination of Crème de Menthe and Baileys Irish Cream is to die for, especially for those who are obsessed with mint chocolate!

Ingredients

  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Crème de Menthe liqueur
  • Vodka
  • Half & half
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Add ingredients, cover and shake well.
  • Strain into a martini glass.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings as desired.

2. Baileys Blind Russian

A twist on the classic White Russian cocktail, this Baileys Blind Russian has plenty of satisfyingly sweet flavors that the original doesn’t.

This cocktail is creamy, delicious, and bound to go down a treat.

Ingredients

  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Godiva white chocolate liqueur
  • Kahlua
  • Butterscotch schnapps
  • Milk

Instructions

  • Fill shaker with ice, add liqueurs and milk.
  • Shake and strain into glass.

3. Baileys Martini

This delicious chocolate Martini is a great way to serve Baileys.

Made with caramel and chocolate vodka, this Baileys Martini combines some of the most indulgent flavors into one perfect drink.

Ingredients

  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Chocolate vodka
  • Caramel vodka
  • Cocoa powder 
  • Mint leaves

Instructions

  • Shake all the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Garnish with cocoa powder and mint leaves.

4. Baileys Irish Coffee

This Baileys Irish Coffee recipe is an incredible after-meal treat that will round off your dinner perfectly.

It’s made with freshly brewed coffee and Baileys that will warm you up on a cold night.

Ingredients

  • Hot coffee
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Whipped cream

Instructions

  • Combine coffee and Baileys Original Irish Cream.
  • Top with whipped cream and serve.

5. Baileys Hot Chocolate

For those who don’t drink coffee, this Baileys Hot Chocolate is the perfect alternative to Baileys Irish Coffee.

This indulgent, warm cocktail is so delicious, and you can make it with any Baileys flavor you like!

Ingredients

  • Prepared hot chocolate
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream, or Baileys of your choice
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate syrup

Instructions

  • Combine hot chocolate and Baileys in a mug.
  • Top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup.

6. Red Velvet Cake Martini

This delicious cocktail is reminiscent of a slice of birthday cake.

The perfect blend of chocolate and vanilla flavors are stunning and make a perfect holiday drink to celebrate with friends and family.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate liqueur
  • Vanilla vodka
  • Baileys Red Velvet Cupcake
  • Chocolate
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Pour vodka, chocolate liqueur and Bailey’s into shaker.
  • Add ice.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Pour into two chocolate rimmed martini glasses.
  • Shave chocolate over the top.

7. Sugar Cookie Martini

Nothing screams Christmas like this Sugar Cookie Martini! This beautifully creamy cocktail will be a hit at any holiday party, not to mention that they look amazing!

The splash of Amaretto gives this cocktail that signature sugar cookie taste.

Ingredients

  • Whole milk
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Vanilla vodka
  • Amaretto
  • Ice
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker, combine milk, Baileys, vodka, and Amaretto.
  • Add ice and shake until cold. 
  • Pour into martini glasses.
  • Garnish rim with vanilla frosting and sprinkles.

8. Irish Cactus

The Irish Cactus cocktail combines an unlikely duo – Irish cream and tequila (see also ‘26 Delicious Tequila Cocktail Recipes‘)!

While it’s a surprising pairing, it’s actually amazing! This cocktail is easy to make and bound to please.

Ingredients

  • Tequila
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream

Instructions

  • In an old-fashioned glass filled with ice, pour the tequila and Irish cream.
  • Stir well, and serve.

9. Baileys Chai Hot Toddy

This spiced cocktail is a delicious addition to your party drink list.

The Baileys Chai Hot Toddy will warm you up on a winter’s day with its heat and chai spice.

You won’t be disappointed with this one!

Ingredients

  • Hot chai tea
  • Vanilla vodka
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Cinnamon stick 
  • Orange slice 

Instructions

  • In a mug, mix Baileys and vanilla vodka.
  • Add hot chai tea and stir well to combine.
  • Garnish with an orange slice and a cinnamon stick.

10. Baileys Caramel Apple Cocktail

Most people wouldn’t think to pair Baileys with a fruity flavor, but this Baileys Caramel Apple Cocktail does it perfectly.

The beautiful flavors of apple cider, caramel Baileys, and spices make this drink an amazing holiday beverage.

Ingredients

  • Apple cider
  • Cinnamon
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Ground ginger
  • Ground cloves
  • Baileys with a hint of Caramel

Instructions

  • In a saucepan over medium low heat, warm apple cider and spices.
  • Let cool or serve warm with Baileys with a hint of Caramel.

11. Baileys Mudslide

This effortless cocktail is perfect for parties and tastes incredible. This dreamy cocktail is chocolatey with a delicious Kahlua kick (see also ‘13 Delicious Kahlua Recipes‘).

It’s also easy to scale up so your party guests won’t have empty glasses.

Ingredients

  • Vodka
  • Kahlua
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Grated chocolate

Instructions

  • Drizzle two rocks glasses with chocolate syrup.
  • Fill a cocktail jug with fresh ice. Pour the vodka, Kahlua and Baileys over the ice.
  • Use a bar spoon to stir
  • Fill your prepared glasses with ice and strain the cocktail, dividing it for two servings.
  • Garnish with a fine grating of chocolate

12. Baileys Pumpkin Spice Cocktail

This smooth and spiced cocktail (see also ‘33 Tasty Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes‘) is a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner.

Made with Baileys Pumpkin Spice Liqueur, cinnamon, and caramel syrup, this beverage is pure indulgence in the fall months.

Ingredients

  • Light corn syrup
  • Cinnamon-sugar
  • Caramel-flavored syrup
  • Baileys Pumpkin Spice Liqueur
  • Whipped cream
  • Orange peels
  • Ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Dip the rims of 2 cocktail glasses into light corn syrup.
  • Immediately coat with cinnamon-sugar. 
  • Drizzle caramel-flavored syrup along the sides of each glass. 
  • Add ice cubes. 
  • Pour Baileys Pumpkin Spice Liqueur over ice in each cocktail glass. 
  • Garnish with whipped cream, orange peels, and ground cinnamon.

13. Bailey’s Apple Pie

Apple cider is amazing on its own, but why not kick it up a notch with some Baileys?

This creamy concoction tastes like a slice of apple pie, and it’s bound to go down well at any party.

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Frangelico
  • Calvados
  • Apple cider
  • Gala apple 
  • Whipped cream
  • Caramel sauce
  • Cinnamon stick

Instructions

  • Add Baileys, ice, Frangelico, Calvados and apple cider to cocktail shaker.
  • Seal and shake contents vigorously for 30 seconds until very cold.
  • Strain mixture into the rimmed glass. 
  • Fill halfway with ice.
  • Add apple slices and a cinnamon stick. 
  • Top with whipped cream and drizzle with caramel sauce.

14. Gingersnap

This delicious cocktail tastes as if a gingersnap cookie was a boozy drink!

The Gingersnap cocktail is a wonderful spiced beverage and so tasty that you’ll have to have more than one!

Ingredients

  • Kahlua 
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Frangelico 
  • Cola
  • Ice
  • Jagermeister

Instructions

  • Shake Kahlua, Bailey, Frangelico, and Jagermeister in an ice-filled shaker. 
  • Strain contents into an ice-filled highball glass. 
  • Fill with cola.

15. Snow On The Beach

This cocktail brings the tropics to the cold, winter months.

Snow on the Beach is a variation of the classic Pina Colada cocktail, containing traditional white rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream with a splash of Baileys and Blue Curaçao.

Ingredients

  • Coconut cream
  • Blue Curaçao
  • White rum
  • Ice
  • Water
  • White or blue sugar crystals
  • Pineapple juice

Instructions

  • Place the coconut cream, pineapple juice, ice and alcohol in a blender and mix well, until ice is a consistent and smooth texture.
  • Dip the edge of the martini glass into water, and then dip into a dish filled with the sugar crystals.
  • Pour cocktail mixture into each glass and serve.

16. Baileys Banana Colada

For fans of banana cream pie, this cocktail is definitely for you!

This delicious concoction blends banana and vanilla flavors with Baileys for a tasty drink that you’ll be sipping all night long.

Ingredients

  • Bananas
  • Banana liqueur
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Coconut cream
  • Crushed ice

Instructions

  • In a blender, combine the bananas and banana liqueur and blend until smooth. 
  • Blend in the Irish cream and coconut cream at room temperature. 
  • Finally, add the ice and blend until smooth.

17. Baileys Buttery Fingers

Based on the classic candy bar, this Baileys Buttery Fingers cocktail combines the delicious flavors of butterscotch and coffee (see also ‘20 Of The Best Coffee Cocktails‘) for an indulgent drink.

With notes of chocolate too, this cocktail will definitely satisfy your candy cravings.

Ingredients

  • Butterscotch schnapps
  • Kahlua
  • Vanilla vodka
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Maraschino cherries

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour each liquor into the shaker.
  • Shake to combine. 
  • Pour over ice in cocktail glasses
  • Top cocktails with maraschino cherries.

18. Girl Scout Cookie

We all love Girl Scout cookies season, and with this shooter, you can enjoy them any time you like!

These delicious shots are the perfect serve to get your holiday party started.

Ingredients

  • Coffee liqueur
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Peppermint schnapps

Instructions

  • Combine coffee liqueur, Baileys, and peppermint schnapps in a shaker with ice and shake well.
  • Strain mix into a shot glass.

19. Snickertini

As a nightcap or afternoon treat, this Snickertini is perfect.

Tasting like a Snicker candy bar, this cocktail is a delicious adult alternative for after a big meal.

The nutty and chocolatey flavors will have you craving another.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate sauce
  • Caramel sauce
  • Caramel vodka
  • Amaretto
  • Chocolate liqueur
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Cream

Instructions

  • Drizzle a thin line of both chocolate and caramel sauce on the inside of a rocks glass and place it in the freezer to chill.
  • In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour the caramel vodka, amaretto, chocolate liqueur, Baileys, and cream.
  • Shake well.
  • Pour the entire contents of the shaker into the prepared glass.

20. Salted Caramel Martini

The Salted Caramel is a delicious treat and perfect during the holiday season. Irish cream, vodka, and caramel syrup are shaken together to create a smooth and creamy cocktail.

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream 
  • Vodka
  • Salted caramel syrup
  • Heavy cream 
  • Sea salt 

Instructions

  • Dip the rim of the martini glass into a flat dish of caramel and then dip in sea salt. 
  • Drizzle caramel on the inside of the glass.
  • Add ice, Baileys, vodka, caramel, and cream to a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake until blended. 
  • Strain into the prepared glass.

21. Jack Knife Cocktail

This simple cocktail is a powerful drink that will warm you up on cold nights.

Made with just Jack Daniel’s and Baileys, this cocktail is a perfect sipper for you to unwind with after a long day.

Ingredients

  • Jack Daniels
  • Baileys

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour the ingredients in.
  • Shake until chilled, and strain into an old-fashioned glass.

22. Baileys Cookies And Cream Milkshake

Make sure the kids don’t see this one! This Baileys Cookies and Cream Milkshake is a delicious adult treat.

It is a fantastic Oreo-based milkshake spiked with Baileys that is absolutely dreamy.

Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Milk 
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream 
  • Oreos 
  • Whipped cream 
  • Fudge sauce 

Instructions

  • Combine ice cream, milk, Baileys and Oreos in your blender. 
  • Blend until pourable.
  • Drizzle a fudge sauce inside of your glass.
  • Top with whipped cream, more fudge sauce, and extra cookie.

23. Nutty Baileys Milkshake

Another delicious milkshake made perfect with a splash of Baileys is this Nutty Baileys Milkshake.

Its almond and hazelnut flavors complement each other incredibly, you’ll be dying for another!

Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • Frangelico
  • Butterscotch sauce
  • Whipped cream

Instructions

  • Combine liqueurs with vanilla ice cream in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve in a milkshake glass and top with whipped cream and butterscotch sauce.

Final Word

There you have it! The best Baileys cocktail recipes out there. Try them today for an indulgent treat that you know you deserve.

23 Delicious Baileys Cocktails

23 Delicious Baileys Cocktails

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Learn how to make 23 delicious drinks using Baileys. These recipes are sure to be a hit, and they are great for parties.

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